11 Tips That Help You Strengthen A Relationship Through Texting

How strong is your text game?

It’s the modern age and the way relationships are formed and maintained nowadays has changed substantially. It’s a whole new ball game because technology has just made it so easy for people to socially interact and engage with one another nowadays. Regardless of barriers brought about by time or distance, technology has been able to bridge that gap between people much closer. It is the age of social media and texting, and those who fail to adapt will fail to survive.

In fact, there are probably plenty of modern relationships that have been forged through texting alone. And there’s a great reason for that. No one should ever underestimate the power of texting to actually bring people closer. While face-to-face communication will always be the ideal medium for social interaction, texting has its fair share of benefits as well.

You just have to know how to use texting to your advantage so that you can really work on strengthening the emotional connections that you have with other people. It’s important that you remember that nothing can ever beat just being in front of your partner and having a deep conversation with them; but when you’re unable to do so, you can always use texting as a tool for you to get closer. Here are 13 ways that you can use texting to actually help strengthen a relationship.

1. You get the opportunity to send good morning texts.

Why wouldn’t you want to be the first one on your partner’s mind right when they wake up in the mornings? You have that opportunity by actually waking up early and sending them good morning text messages just to make sure that you’re letting them know that you’re thinking of them.

2. You get the be the last person who talks to your partner at night before you sleep.

It’s the same as the previous item listed here. But only now, you also get the opportunity to be the last person your partner thinks about right before hitting the snooze button.

3. You have time to really think about what you’re going to say to your partner during heated conversations.

When you are having real personal face-to-face conversations with someone, you have a tendency to say the wrong thing as a result of the pressure to just say something right away. This gets magnified whenever you’re having a heated discussion. But when you’re texting with your partner, you get to gather yourself and really think about what you’re going to say.

4. You should set some boundaries with what you text one another and when you do it.

One of the most efficient ways to use texting as a tool to strengthen your bond with one another is to set your texting boundaries. Some couples will be fond of racy and NSFW text messages while others won’t. You just have to establish your boundaries.

5. Don’t overanalyze every single text message that you’re receiving or trying to send out.

One quick way to mess up the whole texting dynamic is to just read too much into every single aspect of a text message. Just be casual about it. There’s no reason to overthink or overanalyze your text messages.

6. Avoid making use of sarcasm when texting.

Sarcasm doesn’t always play well during texting. A person won’t always be able to decipher the tone that you’re trying to convey through a text message. Just avoid making use of sarcasm in texting to avoid any misunderstandings.

7. Text your partner some random compliments out of the blue.

You no longer have to wait for your partner to be around just to be able to tell them something nice. Compliments are essentially verbal tools for people to get closer to one another. Use this when texting and make your partner happy.

8. Say thank you more often than usual.

Never miss out on an opportunity to let your partner know just how grateful you are about being in a relationship with them.

9. Take a break from texting one another every once in a while.

Like in real life, you don’t want to be in CONSTANT communication with one another 24/7. Learn to live your own individual lives and just unplug from the relationship for a bit every so often. Take a break from texting and just be comfortable with being alone.

10. Reply to your partner as soon as you can.

Don’t play the whole wait a few hours before you reply game with your partner. It doesn’t work and it’s downright immature. If you’re busy, then let your partner know that you’re too busy to text them back. But don’t make them wait for a reply just for the hell of it.

11. Make sure that you don’t replace face-to-face communication with texting.

Just because you can text all the time doesn’t mean that you should. Make sure that texting is only a supplementary form of communication between the two of you. You must both still make it a point to see and talk to one another in person a lot.

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